Friday , October 19 2018

EAC Countries Urged To Simplify Movement Of Professionals

The East African Business Council has asked member states of the East African Community to adopt the regulatory framework for Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs), as stipulated in the region’s Common Market Protocol, in order to facilitate easy movement of professionals in the region. Nicholas Nesbitt, the Council Chairman said although …

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Is time really money?

This maxim, the origin of which is attributed to Benjamin Franklin[1], is known to all, and is commonly cited in various contexts since its appearance in 1748. Thus, it cannot easily be avoided to ask questions about its apprehension and its use according to different socio-cultural contexts or environment. Indeed, …

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African Development Bank President Adesina urges Canada to be present at Africa’s investment table

Toronto, 19 September 2018 – African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the …

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Rwanda economy grows by 6.7pc – Statistics body

Rwanda registered a 6.7 per cent GDP growth in the second quarter of 2018 boosted by the industry, agriculture and service sectors. The economy expanded to an estimated Rwf2 trillion ($2.27 billion) from Rwf1.86 trillion ($1.12 billion) in the same period last year. Government statistics show the industry sector recorded …

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